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1

Who imposes appropriate penalties to licensee that has violated the laws and rules provisions?

The Board of Physical Therapy

2

True or false:

For applicants, all offenses listed herein are sufficient for refusal to certify an application for licensure.

true

(p.37)

3

In addition to or in lieu of any guideline penalties provided herein, if the violation is for fraud or making a false or fraudulent representation, the Board shall impose a fine of ______ per count or offense.

$10,000

4

Failure to comply with HIV/AIDS course requirements:

  • from a minimum fine of $1,000 and a letter of concern up to a maximum fine of $3,000 and/or one year of suspension followed by two years of probation.
  • For a second offense, from a minimum fine of $2,500 and six months of probation up to a maximum fine of $7,500 and/or revocation. After the second offense, up to a fine of $10,000 and/or revocation;

5

Failure to report health care violator:

from a minimum letter of concern and a fine of $500, up to a maximum fine of $2,500 and/or one year of probation. After the first offense, a minimum of six months of probation and a fine of $2,000 to a maximum fine of $10,000 and/or revocation.

(p.39)

6

Exploit patient for financial gain

from a minimum of restitution to the patient or patient’s family, a $1,000 fine, and six months of probation, up to a maximum fine of $10,000 and/or revocation of license.

After the first offense, restitution, and from a minimum of two years of probation and a fine of $2,500 up to a maximum fine of $10,000 and/or revocation

(p.39)

7

Improper delegation

  • from a minimum fine of $1,000 and/or six months of probation, up to a maximum fine of $5,000 and suspension of license for three years, followed by up to three years of probation.
  • After the first offense, from a minimum fine of $5,000 and/or suspension of license for one year followed by two years probation up to a maximum fine of $10,000 and/or revocation

 

(p.39)

8

Sexual misconduct

  • from a minimum 6 months probation and/or a PRN referral for evaluation, up to a maximum fine of $10,000 and/or revocation.
  • After the first offense, a minimum of probation for three years and a referral to PRN for evaluation, up to a maximum fine of $10,000 and/or revocation.

(p.39)

9

Wrong patient, site, or unnecessary treatment

  • from a minimum fine of $1,000 and/or a reprimand, up to a maximum fine of $10,000 and/or three months suspension of license followed by three years probation.
  • After the first offense, from a minimum fine of $3,000 and/or a year of probation up to a maximum fine of $10,000 and/or revocation;

10

Practicing on a delinquent license, inactive status license and retired status license

  • from a minimum fine of $1,000 and/or a letter of concern up to a maximum fine of $5,000, and/or suspension of license for two years followed by two years of probation.

  • For a second offense, from a minimum fine of $5,000 and/or two years of probation up to a maximum fine of $10,000 and/or revocation of license.

  • After the second offense, from a minimum fine of $7,500 and/or six months of suspension followed by probation up to a maximum fine of $10,000 and/or revocation.

11

Failing to return an overpayment from the Medicaid program

  • from a minimum of a reprimand, a fine of $1,000 and/or suspension until the Medicaid program is reimbursed in full to a maximum of revocation and a fine of $10,000.
  • For a second offense, a fine of $10,000 and revocation;

12

Falsely certifying compliance with required continuing education requirements for the purpose of renewing a license

a fine of $2,000

13

Failure to comply with a continuing education audit request as required by Sections 486.109 and 486.125(1)(k), F.S., a fine of ____, and licensee must provide proof of compliance with continuing education requirements within 60 days of the date the citation was filed.

$250

(p.41)